University of Texas School of Law

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The University of Texas School of Law (Texas Law) is one of the professional graduate schools of the University of Texas at Austin. Texas Law is consistently ranked as one of the top law schools in the United States and admits roughly 20% of its applicants. It is one of the top five public law schools in the United States. In 2018 the law school was ranked No. 15 by the U.S. News & World Report, and No. 12 by Above the Law The school is also ranked No. 1 for the biggest return on investment among all law schools in the United States.Every year, Texas Law places a large part of its class into the nation's largest law firms, where base salaries start at over $190,000.. According to Texas Law's 2016 disclosures, 80.66% of the Class of 2016 obtained full-time, long-term, JD-required employment nine months after graduation.The school has 19,000 living alumni. Amongst its alumni are U.S. Secretary of State James A. Baker; U.S. Secretary of Treasury Lloyd Bentsen; White House Senior Advisor Paul Begala; U.S. Supreme Court Justice and U.S. Attorney General Tom C. Clark ; Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Sam Rayburn; litigator Sarah Weddington who represented Jane Roe in the seminal case Roe v Wade; and Gustavo C. Garcia, Carlos Cadena, James DeAnda lead litigators for the landmark civil rights case Hernandez v. Texas
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educated at: University of Texas School of Law

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David Crump

American legal scholar

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